Posts Tagged ‘Lovie Smith’

Roundup: Titans rookie Britt eager to return punts

Some news making headlines around the web on Thursday, August 13:

The buzz from Bears practice

Thomas George reports from Bears training camp in Bourbonnais, Ill., where a night practice provided insights in the importance of special teams, Jay Cutler‘s size and Danieal Manning‘s role.

Roundup: Bears open camp with new safety lineup

The Bears opened training camp with Danieal Manning lined up at free safety and Kevin Payne at strong safety. The alignment is the same one the Bears used to end last season, and Smith might be searching for some consistency in what has been an ever-changing position.

Today’s topics on NFL Total Access

A few of the topics you’ll see on Thursday’s NFL Total Access on NFL Network include Rod Woodson’s top five safeties, the top available veteran free agents, which coaches could be on the hot seat this season and the Chicago Bears at No. 14 in the “32 Teams in 32 Days” series.

Is Lovie Smith on the hot seat in Chicago?

Could Bears coach Lovie Smith be on the hot seat this season just a few seasons removed from leading the team to Super Bowl XLI? Hey, if they once fired Mike Ditka, can anybody feel safe?

Crabtree’s value not significantly affected by injury

While Michael Crabtree‘s stress fracture is undoubtedly a setback, it will not bury him according to several talent evaluators.

Orton the unquestioned starter in Chicago

Bears coach Lovie Smith began his press conference by making clear that Kyle Orton is his guy at quarterback.

Marinelli reunites with Smith in Chicago

Moments ago, former Lions head coach Rod Marinelli agreed to become the assistant head coach/defensive line of the Chicago Bears.

Marinelli visits Chicago

Former Lions coach Rod Marinelli spent the past few seasons visiting Chicago and he did it again Friday. A decision about his future could be made early next week.

Lovie Smith: Hester ‘is getting better’

Bears coach Lovie Smith said WR Devin Hester missed his second consecutive practice on Thursday because of a rib injury but “is getting better.”

Hester suffers apparent rib injury

Bears WR Devin Hester has left the game against the Panthers with an apparent rib injury and is not expected to return. Hester was injured during a 24-yard punt return during the third quarter.

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